Spring Fling Participants Groove Past Finish Line and Make a Difference

Set upon the shimmering backdrop of the “blue purple yellow red water” of the Hudson River, theater enthusiasts ran and walked April 6, 2024, in the second edition of the NYCRUNS Spring Fling 5K & 10K in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. More than 2,000 participants gathered on NYC’s Governor’s Island for the latest […]

Record-Shattering Broadway Backwards Celebrates LGBTQ+ Love Through Show Tunes

A brilliant string of 11-o’clock numbers, standing ovations and LGBTQ+ joy reverberated through the historic walls at Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre on March 11, 2024, when Tony Award winners, Broadway legends and newcomers alike spectacularly shared LGBTQ+ stories through show tunes at Broadway Backwards. The show raised a record $917,651 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights […]

Red Bucket Follies’ Rousing Return Celebrates Show-Stopping Fundraising

An exultant and effervescent Red Bucket Follies returned after a four-year, pandemic-induced hiatus to celebrate six weeks of enthusiastic and dedicated fundraising. The star-studded variety show, performed December 4 and 5, 2023, honored 46 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies that participated in fall fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Red Bucket Follies raised a […]

Fans Find Their Happy Place at Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction

Broadway’s Happy Place, filled with theatrical treasures, encounters with stars and exclusive auction experiences, welcomed legions of theater lovers from near and far as the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction returned Sunday, October 1, 2023. The 37th annual edition of the biggest day for Broadway fans, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, […]

Fire Island Dance Festival Delivers Breathtaking Performances

Life’s gorgeous expanse was at the forefront of this year’s Fire Island Dance Festival, expressed through stunning dance and stories, all enhanced by the power of nature as it played out on the scenic backdrop of the waters of the Great South Bay. The longest-running charitable and cultural event in Fire Island Pines raised a […]

Furry Friends Find Forever Homes at 2023 Edition of Broadway Barks

The cuteness level was set to maximum as Broadway Barks returned to New York City’s Shubert Alley with dozens of adoptable four-legged friends being cuddled and coddled by the bounty of Broadway stars and fans who love them.  Twenty-four New York City area shelters and rescue organizations filled the Theater District’s Shubert Alley in New […]

Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park Packs Irresistible Rides and Grand Reveals

Neon lights and thrilling heights filled the night as nearly 200 of NYC’s sexiest dancers and special Broadway guests delighted two standing-room-only audiences at Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park on Sunday, June 18, 2023, at New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom. This year’s Broadway Bares was a rousing twist on theme parks and raised an astounding $1,887,014. […]

Broadway Bets Raises the Stakes at Long-Awaited Return

Broadway’s most beloved eatery sparkled with big names, esteemed theater insiders and loyal supporters who answered the spirited cry to “shuffle up and deal” at the celebrated return of Broadway Bets, Broadway’s official poker tournament. The evening of Texas Hold ’em poker at the famed Sardi’s restaurant raised a record $332,465. The May 22, 2023, […]

Easter Bonnet Competition Celebrates Resilience of the Theater Community

The theater community rallied together once again with spirited skits, dynamic dance and brilliant bonnets as Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ Easter Bonnet Competition returned. The performances celebrated six weeks of Red Bucket appeals that raised $3,601,355 for meals and medication, health care and hope for those who need them most. The production, held April 24 […]